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Subject:  Re: My Computer Is Too Slow Date:  9/10/1999  1:53 AM
Author:  henry Number:  1304 of 197617

Deleting *.tmp files safely

1/ Go to shut down windows but rather than "shutting down windows" select "restart under MS-DOS"

2/ At the C/> prompt enter the following commands:

- cd C:\windows\temp
- dir *.tmp (This lists all the *.tmp files)
- del *.tmp (This removes them)
- cd C:\ (This takes up to the main directory)
- dir *.tmp /s (This shows you if you have any other *.tmp files on your hard disk. To remove them you have enter each directory and delete them directory by directory)

3/ The above procedure prevents you deleting *.tmp files that are set up by windows as you work and which are necessary

4/ Alternatively buy a copy of uninstaller or clean sweep

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